Kathleen M. Pike, PhD

In the Public Square

A New York Times Interview with Dr. Pike

Dr. Pike is a world expert in the field of eating disorders. In this New York Times interview she talks about the scope of the problem and the pressure many women feel to be thin. In addition, Dr. Pike defines the important difference between anorexia and bulimia, discusses the effects mothers have on their daughters’ eating habits, and says, “We don’t know exactly how fathers contribute.”

Read the article here.